Samsung: Quad-Core CPU Required for Android 5.0


In a leak that detailed that the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean software update will be the last update to be pushed to Samsung’s dual-core Galaxy line of Android smartphones and tablets, the company may essentially be saying that for Android 5.0 and beyond, a quad-core CPU may be required. According to a post on Sam Mobile, […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Jelly Bean Roll Out Starts

The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Jelly Bean roll out has begun today.

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Jelly Bean roll out has begun, as the update is now reportedly rolling out to owners of the Wi-Fi only version of the device both Over-the-Air and through Samsung Kies, the software that Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 owners can use to update the manually. Read: Samsung […]

Galaxy Note 10.1, Galaxy Tab 2 Jelly Bean Update Arrives in U.S.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Today Samsung release the update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2, with the Note 10.1 getting a number of additional new features. The update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean brings a number of improvements to Google’s OS including Google Now, and enhanced notifications. The update also brings […]

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 & Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Jelly Bean Updates Arrive in US

My Love/Hate Relationship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

The long-awaited Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Jelly Bean update has finally found its way to the United States, after starting to roll out last year, and it looks like the update has been accompanied by the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Jelly Bean update in the U.S. as well. Read: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 […]

Samsung: Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Won’t Get Quad-Core Processor

Samsung: Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Won't Get Quad-Core Processor

Rumors have been swirling about a possible delay in regards to Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. The company has been rumored to be outfitting the device with a quad-core processor to replace the dual-core chip that was originally revealed to be on board. However, Samsung itself has refuted those reports today saying that the device […]

Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review: GPS Performance and Apps

Waze GPS App

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 tablet is a Wi-Fi only device but does include a GPS radio for maps and navigation. Samsung also sells a car mount that will work with the Tab 2 (made for the Tab 7.0 Plus), indicating that the company expects users to use the tablet in place of a standalone […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab Guide | 10.1, 8.9 and 7-inch Tablets Explained

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Navigating the many Samsung tablets available can be a bit confusing, so I put together a Guide to the Galaxy Tab to help you sort them out. Below is a list of all the Samsung tablets either currently on sale or announced starting with 10-inch devices and moving on down. (I know I’m cheating a little by including the Galaxy Note, but it’s a tablet!)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review – $249 Android Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab represents a welcome shift in the company’s attitude toward the tablet market. The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 offers the full tablet experience with the newest Android operating system, Bluetooth, cameras, and a few other extras Amazon and Barnes & Noble’s tablets don’t offer. All for $249.

Samsung’s $399 Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Arrives May 13

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Along with the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 that we just reviewed, Samsung also announced today that the 10.1-inch variant is just a few weeks away. The Tab 2 10.1 will hit stores on May 13th, though pre-orders begin on May 4th. It’s priced at a sweet $399. Samsung is shifting away from creating tablets only […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Release Delayed

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Release Delayed

Samsung originally wanted to get the Galaxy Tab 2 tablets, which include the Tab 2 10.1 and the Tab 2 7.0, out during the month of March. Well it’s now April. and we haven’t seen a release. That’s because there has been a delay. Samsung has confirmed that it will instead be launching both tablets […]

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Gets Closer to Launch

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Gets Closer to Launch

Back at the end of February, Samsung introduced two new Galaxy Tab devices in theGalaxy Tab 2 10.1 and the a 7-inch Galaxy Tab 2. Well, one of those, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, has just passed through the FCC today which means it’s one step closer to launch. The filing didn’t reveal any surprises […]

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Spotted at FCC for Regulatory Approval


After having been announced late last month at Mobile World Congress, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is now seen at the FCC for U.S. regulatory approval. The device is the second-generation tablet that will succeed Samsung’s efforts in the 10.1-inch slate space. The model is almost identical to last year’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 model, using […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and 7, Teases Galaxy Note 10.1

Galaxy Tab 2 10-inch

The Tab 2 has a dual-core processor, not quad-core like the ASUS Transformer Prime, and will ship with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Unlike the 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab on the market now, the Tab 2 will have a micro SD slot to expand the on board storage (16GB or 32GB). Samsung will offer Wi-Fi only and 3G versions; no mention of 4G.

Google Nexus Tablet Entering Production in April?

Google Nexus Tablet Entering Production in April?

Back in March of 2011, we heard whispers concerning a Google Nexus tablet. Of course, that rumor never materialized but it did gain legs in December when Eric Schmidt said that Google would be marketing a tablet of the “highest quality” within six months. We now sit about two months since he made that statement […]

iPad 3 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2


Samsung didn’t wait until the upcoming Mobile World Congress to announce its newest tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, a device that will join the company’s crowded Android tablet ranks. Sammy has already released the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Galaxy Tab 8.2 and Galaxy Tab 7.7 unto the world. Besides having to compete with those, it […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Arriving in March with Ice Cream Sandwich

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Samsung announced the new Galaxy Tab 2 today, giving us a look at the company’s first Android tablet to run Ice Cream Sandwich at launch. The new Galaxy Tab 2 has a 7 inch display, 1Ghz dual core processor and comes with 3G and WiFi connectivity as well as the latest version of Android, found on only […]

Sasmung Galaxy S 2 and Galaxy Tab 2 to Debut at MWC?


The next-generation successors to Samsung’s flagship Android smartphone and tablet may make a debut at Mobile World Coongress according to a leaked document showing that a Galaxy S 2 and Tab 2 presentations are scheduled for the trade show in February. According to Android Central, the Samsung Galaxy S 2 would essentially replace the popular […]